Last night I fell asleep before you came home. I dragged the dog out for a walk but he hates the cold as much as I do. He pissed all over the kitchen floor, he despises being alone. He ate snacks before bedtime wallowing in loneliness. You wanted to have sex while I had creative writing on my mind. My blue journal sprawled between my … Continue reading Woodnotes

Home Articles Featured Every Woman Every Woman CHRISTINA STRIGAS– AUG 11, 20170611 I am not every woman I am an extraordinary one because I am not a beauty queen or a wanna be a porn queen no queens live inside me. Also, I am not into princesses who claim to not carry their crown but act like they own the internet with no graceful words. I … Continue reading

Ariel Poets

The exciting part about social media is networking and meeting like-minded people, especially if you are a writer or poet. A writer is a poet. I first met Alexandra Meehan on Twitter. We have never met in real life, but our souls have probably met before. We became friends and we have come to appreciate each other’s poetic styles. I approached her a few weeks … Continue reading Ariel Poets

Book Review of Pulling Words by Nicholas Trandahl

Pulling Words is like Pulling Weeds for Nicholas Trandahl Rating: Five out of Five stars Nicholas Trandahl is one of my favorite contemporary poetic voices. I have read his poetry books before and every time I am amazed at the simple brilliance. His approach is methodical, reflective, environmental and brutally honest. Trandahl’s new poetry book published by Winter Goose Publishing is his best yet. Trandahl … Continue reading Book Review of Pulling Words by Nicholas Trandahl

Les Enfants Terrible

http://www.femininecollective.com/les-enfants-terribles/?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=social#2195478619-tw#1497834079543#2195478619-tw#1497834330095   Hello everyone,   Excited to share a new poem with you. Click on link above. I am also excited to announce that I will be a new member of SD, (Sudden Denouement) a first rate literary collective.   Much love and gratitude, Christina Strigas     Continue reading Les Enfants Terrible

Spilt Wine

Start the night with wine in my hair, on my dress, in my stockings brand new shoes bare shoulder and a few broken apologies. I saw it coming too, and just watched it. Kind of like life that was yesterday. Tonight, now another bar another jazz singer singing the blues under copper tiled ceilings and feathers in her hair you’d think it was suddenly 1920 … Continue reading Spilt Wine